May 12, 2021

‘Being pregnant and having a child made me a greater individual’, Sania Mirza pens open letter to moms – tennis

Indian Tennis star Sania Mirza set an instance along with her emphatic return on the WTA Hobart Worldwide 2020 earlier in January. It was her first match since embracing motherhood and giving beginning to child boy Izhaan.

Alongside along with her Ukrainian accomplice Nadiia Kichenok, Sania clinched the doubles title after almost a two-year break from the game. Her victory was the proof of her hardship to be again and start her second innings proper from the purpose the place she left earlier than.

The winner of six grand slam titles and Padma Bhushan recipient, lately watched ‘Being Serena’ on Discovery Plus and couldn’t resist herself from referring to American Tennis icon Serena Williams. The documentary occurs to be an eloquent story of the easiest in girls’s tennis overcoming all hurdles to make a comeback to supremacy on the courtroom whereas attempting to strike a steadiness along with her position as a mom.

Sania, who has had an identical journey over the previous two years and has seen Serena from the shut quarters, went on to pen an open letter to share her personal feelings of motherhood and what it takes to defy all odds and make a comeback to the game they each love. She additionally devoted the letter to all ‘Moms’ who’re confronted with related dilemmas of their on a regular basis life.

Within the open letter – “An Ode to All Moms”, Sania mentioned, “Being pregnant and having a child made me a greater individual.”

“Being pregnant is one thing that I had skilled for the primary time in my life. I considered it and I believe all of us have a sure image about it however when you expertise it, you actually perceive what it means. It completely adjustments you as a human being.” 

Later got here the half to beat the bodily obstacles and get again to her earlier self to make a comeback to the courtroom.

Mirza mentioned, “Getting again to form and type after being pregnant is usually a problem and I can relate to Serena and each different girl on that. I believe it’s regular for everybody since you don’t understand how your physique goes to react post-pregnancy and through being pregnant.”

Lastly, the Indian tennis star whereas depicting her transformation journey and the sheer pleasure of being on the courtroom mentioned, “Having put-on round 23kgs throughout my being pregnant, I wasn’t certain if I used to be ever going to get again to being match and enjoying tennis once more. Nonetheless, I misplaced round 26 kilos with quite a lot of exercise regimes and really strict diets and got here again to tennis as a result of that’s what I do know, love and do. Lastly, after I received at Hobart after coming again, it was fairly wonderful. I used to be actually very happy with myself to have been capable of put myself to compete on the highest degree once more and I believe that’s the place I used to be mentally.”